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Transportation Division
1947 Center Street, 4th Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-7010, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-7060
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am - 5pm, Email: transportation@cityofberkeley.info


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Welcome to the Transportation Division at the City of Berkeley, CA. We are part of the Department of Public Works.

The Transportation Division of the Public Works Department oversees citywide transportation planning, traffic engineering, parking, bicycle and pedestrian planning, and alternative transportation programs.  In partnership with neighborhood organizations, community groups, and local business associations, our office develops short and long range policy recommendations and directs program implementation to support a safe, efficient transportation environment in Berkeley.

UP Maintenance Notice for Berkeley, CA - Starting on September 22 – September 26, 2020 [more...]

Berkeley Vision Zero Program - Vision Zero Action Plan available here, approved March 2020 by the Berkeley City Council  [more...]


New Rates Take Effect at goBerkeley On-Street Meters and Center Street Garage February 1, 2020 - On February 1, 2020, the City of Berkeley will adjust goBerkeley parking pricing and time limits to improve parking availability in the Downtown Berkeley, Southside/Telegraph, and the Euclid/Hearst commercial areas.  [more...]

Sacramento Complete Streets Project – Virginia to Addison - The purpose of the Sacramento Complete Streets Improvements Project is to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety at the following intersections of Sacramento Street:  Virginia Street, Delaware Street, University Avenue, and Addison Street.  Construction of the Project began in July 2020 and is anticipated to be complete in spring 2021. [more...]

Shared Electric Scooter Pilot - Call for Franchise Applications - Scooter Share applications will be evaluated and scored by a panel chosen by Transportation Division Staff. After applications have been graded, the top three scoring applicants will be consulted for input for the finalization of the Franchise Agreement and subsequent recommendation to Berkeley City Council. The deadline to submit PDF application is 11:59 p.m. (PST) January 25, 2019. Physical applications along with application fee, must be postmarked no later than 11:59 p.m. January 25, 2019. Both a digital and physical copy must be submitted to be considered eligible. [more...]

Shattuck Reconfiguration and Pedestrian Safety Project - The Shattuck Reconfiguration and Pedestrian Safety Project will repair and reconfigure Shattuck Avenue from Allston Way three blocks north through the Shattuck/University Avenue intersection.  The project will convert the west (southbound) leg of Shattuck into a four-lane, two-way street, eliminating the current circuitous movement for northbound traffic at the Shattuck/University intersection, while the east (northbound) leg of Shattuck will be narrowed to two lanes with angled parking to offset the loss of parking on the west leg of Shattuck. [more...]

New signal to ease crossing for bicyclists, pedestrians - A new style of traffic signal in Southeast Berkeley will soon allow pedestrians and bicyclists to cross Ashby Avenue with the push of a button or, on bike, simply rolling up to the crosswalk line. [more...]

One-Way Vehicle Share - Vehicle share is a membership-based service that allows members to pick up a vehicle in one location and drop it off at a different location. Members find the location of available vehicles in real-time using an organization's mobile application or website. Vehicle rental fees are charged by the minute and include fuel, maintenance, insurance, and parking. [more...]

New Center Street Parking Garage - The City of Berkeley's new Center Street Parking Garage, located in Downtown Berkeley between Milvia Street and Shattuck Avenue, opened November 2, 2018.  [more...]

I-80 / Gilman Interchange In Berkeley, CA - For current information on the project status and upcoming public hearing scheduled for January 15,2019 please click here. [more...]

Berkeley Strategic Transportation (BeST) Plan -   BeST Plan logoerkeley Strategic Transportation Plan [more...]

Berkeley Complete Streets Policy   -  On December 11, 2012, Berkeley City Council adopted a Complete Streets Policy (Resolution 65,978-N.S.) to guide future street design and repair activities. “Complete Streets” describes a comprehensive, integrated transportation network with infrastructure and design that allows safe and convenient travel along and across streets for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, motorists, movers of commercial goods, users and operators of public transportation, emergency vehicles, seniors, children, youth, and families. [more...]

Highway 13 Corridor Improvements Project  - The Highway 13 Corridor Improvements Project, funded by the Caldecott Fourth Bore Settlement with Caltrans, includes implementing transportation improvements along the Highway 13 Corridor (Ashby Avenue and Tunnel Road).   For  project background, click here.     A map of project improvement locations can be  found here. [more...]

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